Dakar Senegal

by Etienne Brunet

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Etienne Brunet : alto & soprano saxophone, electronics
Djeour Cissokho : Kora & bass synthe
Ousmane Sané : Djembé
Abdoulah Cissokho : Kora
Léo Brunet : Guitare
Josée Lapeyrère : voice (recorded in 2007)
Mini-album recorded in Dakar & Paris between January and April 2013

Mixed by www.webmusique.fr
Mastering by Hervé de Kéroullas - dK Mastering (Paris)
Photo : Emmanuel Bacquet

Thank you to read the additional information and photos on www.webmusique.fr/nord_mali_quoi.html

contact : brunet (point) etienne (at) free (point) fr

I was in Dakar in January 2013 to play in the Djeour Cissokho Allalaké group. I played in places full of Dakar, I made Jam in big fancy clubs with various orchestras, I played for the Children's Christmas customs and Group Cissokho. I recorded some personal stuff with my little Zoom recorder, a kind of book musical note. The first piece Dakar Senegal NO MIX version is saved in this way, the other version is a number 5 or PARA MIX I added my son's guitar and various ambient sounds of Dakar .
The second song is recorded in my studio in Paris with the spirit of SAMPLE. It is a tribute to Josée Lapeyrère. She was came home shortly before his death, for record this text for her personal use. I was happy to give him that service, and then several years later I found this file and I used to play this in his honor . I installed his beautiful voice on a solid kora tempo and she groove naturally. Djeour Cissokho was her husband. It is through Josée I met the griot. She told me : " My husband is a Senegalese griot and seeks a saxophonist ." It was on course and it was a chaotic but cooperation which lasted several years .
Tracks 3 and 4 are improvisations recorded in my studio in Paris, a mixture of jazz soprano sax and traditional elements with the kora. As the second piece is a pure studio sound manipulation as 1 , 3 and 4 are recorded one shot without any tinkering.


released September 1, 2013



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Etienne Brunet Paris, France

bass clarinet,
& electronics.
45 years of music.

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